As Europe opens up for travel, East Asia should take notes
- Despite initial shortcomings, EU efforts at restoring travel and tourism, far from reckless, are worth studying and emulating
- A dialogue led by Asean and Asean Plus Three is urgently needed to save the tourism and aviation industry, and countless livelihoods
Dr Frederick Kliem is a research fellow and post-graduate lecturer at the Centre for Multilateralism Studies at the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSIS) in Singapore. His research interests include regional integration and multilateralism in Asia and Europe and inter- and comparative regionalism. He has been studying Asean, the EU and geopolitics in Europe and the Indo-Pacific for two decades.